ZTE Blade L8: Review

THE PROS

  • Removable storage ( microSD microSDHC microSDXC )
  • Large 5 ” LCD Screen
  • High-Resolution Front Camera
  • LED Flash

THE CONS

  • 215 DPI Low Resolution Screen
  • No Face Detection
  • No Geotagging feature
  • No Panorama Mode
  • No Optical Image Stabilization

Body

The ZTE Blade L8 weighs about 5.04 ounces with its battery. It’s pretty average weight wise compared to most smartphones. The dimensions of the ZTE Blade L8 is roughly 5.41 x 2.66 x 0.41 inches.

  • Weight 5.04 Oz
  • Dimensions 5.41 x 2.66 x 0.41 inches
  • Colours Black and Blue
  • SIM Type Nano SIM

SYSTEM

The ZTE Blade L8 comes with Android OS v9.0 Go Edition out of the box. Although, it is upgradable to the next OS.

  • OS Version: Android OS v9.0 (Pie) Go Edition
  • SoC: Spreadtrum SC7731E
  • CPU: Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
  • GPU: Mali-T820 MP1

Display

The size of the ZTE Blade L8 screen is measured diagonally from one corner to the other corner. The 5 inches TFT display of the ZTE Blade L8 with the 480 x 960 px resolution is multitouch capable.

  • Display type: TFT
  • Screen Size: 5 Inches
  • Resolution: 480 x 960 px
  • Multitouch support: Yes

Memory

The internal memory of ZTE Blade L8 (1 GB) is not able to be expanded, although the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

  • RAM: 1GB
  • Internal Storage 16GB
  • Memory Card Slot: microSD

Camera

The camera of the ZTE Blade L8 comes with autofocus. An autofocus optical system (commonly known as an AF) uses a sensor, a control system, and a motor to focus on an automatically/ or if you want to manually select a point or area. Very few Android come without autofocus.

  • Selfie Camera: 5 MP
  • Main Camera: 8MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus
  • Flash: LED

Connectivity

The ZTE Blade L8 does not support 4G/LTE networks. The phone has a built in GPS. (A GPS is a highly accurate navigation system that uses signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth’s surface, regardless of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit.) The Blade L8 phone has a built in FM radio which is great for listening to your most liked radio stations.

  • GSM 2G Bands: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • Network Coverage: 2G/3G
  • Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Bluetooth: v4.2, A2DP
  • GPS: A-GPS
  • NFC: No
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • USB: microUSB 2.0
  • Headphone: 3.5 mm Jack

Battery

This phone has the Li-lon 2000 mAh battery which gives the phone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery that offers a high energy, is lightweight, and does not require a periodic full discharge. The battery of the Blade L8 is removable. You can buy a new piece and interchange it easily yourself.

Type: Li-lon 2000 mAh

Features

Smartphones today come with a great number of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone.

Sensors: accelerometer

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